What Types Of Human Cells Are Attacked By Hiv
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Stanford University, School of MedicineSort of. Because HIV infects cells and becomes integrated into the host cell DNA, it is very difficult to get rid of the virus. Many of these cells are longlived and continue to circulate in the blood stream and get deposited in various organs.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineUnlikely to infect CD8 cells, unless they are dual positive CD4/CD8, of which there are a few. On the other hand, infecting CD4 cells and destroying them does affect CD8 function, in that CD4 cells are important in signaling CD8 cells to function... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Anonymous,There are many different types of HPV (30-40 varieties). Over half of all sexually active folks become infected with some type of HPV. In 90% of these cases the body's immune system completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousAIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Apr;20(4):349-50. Related Articles, Links
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Andreo SM, Barra LA, Costa LJ, Sucupira MC, Souza IE, Diaz RS.
Retrovirology Laboratory, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe below is plagerized from Gallant ( the guru!)
I know that the present antiretroviral medications do not actually kill the virus.
However, if the medications inhibit the virus from reproducing, doesn't the virus die
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have consistantly tested negative on several tests over the past two years. However, I keep getting symptoms of hiv and my t cells are lurking around the 400 range. I have more test results comminmg back on feb 4th.
Is there anyone else out there... Read more »
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